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Pumpkin isn?t just for early fall! This festive dessert comes together in a snap and is cute enough for any holiday table.
 
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The nose is a powerful sensory receptor – we couldn't taste without it. It's never too early to explore aromatic herbs and spices with kids. Here's a fun scent experiment to do with children. Explore the sense of smell by setting out small bowls of herbs and spices on...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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As a trained chemist with research interests in the medicinal effects of food, I must admit that my mother-in-law’s frequent allusions to the folk-remedies of her Sicilian heritage sometimes tweak my professional ego. After listening to one of her particularly annoying (to me) dissertations on the magical properties of thyme and oregano, I decided to ... Are There Drugs in Your Spice Rack?
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Complete 1 New Year’s Resolution Each Time You Shop 1. 5 veggies per cart Many people fly through the store and pick up packages of “snacks” and prepared foods and they forget veggies. Buy at least 5 and use them up by the end of the week. 2. 5 fruits per cart. See if you ... 12 Shopping Steps for the New Year
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Culinary herbs and spices we use everyday as flavor enhancers – oregano, rosemary, turmeric, and numerous others- are rich in cancer -fighting phytochemicals. These natural substances found in plant foods including fruits, vegetables and whole grains, are cancer protective. Researchers are beginning to identify numerous cancer-fighting phytochemicals in herbs...